Click HERE for the 2016-2017 Registration Guide

We are happy to publicize the College Credit Plus Program at Portsmouth West Middle and High Schools.

Open this Letter of Intent Form, print, fill out and return to the guidance office by March 10, 2016. You may also pick up a copy of the form from the guidance office.

Ohio’s  College Credit Plus can help students earn college and high school credits simultaneously by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. There will be no student costs associated with successfully completing a course(s) from a public college or university.

Letter of Intent to apply for CCP due to guidance office by March 10th.

Applications (after submitting the Letter of Intent) are due by April 1st.

Thank you for your continued support of our schools. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our guidance office at 740-858-1103 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also access more info by viewing this attached .pdf brochure College Credit Plus Brochure or by going to the College Credit Plus website at


CCP Informational Nights Schedule for Shawnee State University. 

If a student cannot attend their school’s event, then they may attend at a neighboring school.  In addition, we will be hosting a final informational meeting at Shawnee on March 23rd for any students who are interested but could not attend the night at their home school.

For more information, see Mr. Scott Conrad, School Counselor or contact the College at the provided info below.
Glenna Heckler-Todt, M.A., Cert. Dev. Ed. Specialist
Advising and Academic Resources Director
Student Success Center
Shawnee State University


Shawnee State University

Spring 2016 CCP Informational Night Schedule

Jan. 26

North Adams 6pm

Jan. 26

Waverly-Pike Christian 6pm

Jan. 27

Manchester 6pm

Feb. 3

Green 6pm

Feb. 4

Notre Dame 6pm

Feb. 10

Peebles 6pm

Feb. 11

West  6pm

Feb. 17

Waverly joint with Piketon at Waverly

Feb. 17

Ohio Connections Academy online 7pm

Feb. 23

Symmes Valley 5pm

Feb. 23

Wheelersburg 6pm

Feb. 24

Northwest  6pm

Feb. 24

Valley 6pm


South Webster 6pm


Portsmouth 6pm


Glennwood with East 6pm


Jackson High School 6pm


Minford 6pm


Shawnee 6:30pm

Know! Take a Bite Out of Eating Disorders

February 21 – 27 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, an annual campaign to bring attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders.
Among the many pressures teens face in their young lives, there is the pressure to look fit and trim. Going through adolescence is difficult enough with all the changes the body and brain are experiencing. Throw in there the pressure to look a certain way during all that growing and developing, and it is no wonder why an approximate half million teens severely struggle with weight and body image issues.
Most teens are at least somewhat self-conscious about their appearance, but it is when a child becomes obsessed with body image, weight loss, dieting and control of food that an eating disorder may be developing.
There are many types of eating disorders including anorexia (selfstarvation), bulimia (binging and purging), and binge eating (eating large amounts of food without behaviors to prevent weight gain).
The first step towards prevention is education. Take a look at the following Myths vs. Facts:

In-House scholarships offered at Portsmouth West High School are available on our Google Drive! You will need a Google account to access the Google Drive. All High School students have a Google account but parents can create their own. Signing up is easy and FREE! Just go to to create your account today.

Use the following link (copy and paste to your address bar) to access the available 2015-2016 Scholarships folder in Google Drive directly: or

scan the following QR code:  alturl_7nc9g_QR_162x162.png

This link is also available through the PWHS library site. Go to Student Resources, then College info. (

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Edited by Tyler Penix

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